Mayiik Ayii Deng – a Poison in the Office of the President

Mayiik Ayii Deng, the Minister for President Salva Kiir, deliverong a message to Ugandan President at his State House in Entebbe(Photo: file)

By Michael Joseph, March 25, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— South Sudanese were optimistic that President Kiir Mayardit would appoint a well experienced, qualified cadre of SPLM with strong academic credential to run his office efficiently but unfortunately the appointment of a semi-illiterate boy as Minister in the Office of the President is a political shame to the entire nation. This office needs a […]

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SPLA-IO Leadership of the Equatoria Region Is Not Negotiating Any Peace Agreement With Salva Kiir’s Agents

South Sudan President, Salva Kiir, showing his skeptical face during peace talks in Addis Ababa. That agreement has now collapsed and the leaders continue to impose themselves amid an intense conflict that is now in its 4 years(Photo: file)

By Lt. Col. Wayi Godwill Bizi SPLA-IO Spokesperson of Equatoria Region, March 24, 2017(Nyamilepedia) ——- SPLA-IO leadership of the Equatoria region hereby dismiss as fabricated lie the report in circulation that leaders of armed opposition forces in Morobo area of Yei River State reached a peace agreement with Yei River State government brokered by Bishop Elias Taban Parangi of the Evangelical Presbyterian […]

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What are the Ordinary South Sudanese Fighting for?

Starving children in South Sudan, the world's youngest nation that is now hit by famine(photo: file)

By Riang Y. Z. Nyak, March 21, 2017(Nyamilepedia) ——- A few days ago, I saw a post on Facebook in which a Kenyan disrespectfully referred to the people of South Sudan as “…the silliest…” for fighting among themselves. He did this without making any analysis to show his understanding of the reasons for the war before reaching that conclusion. That makes […]

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South Sudan in the Shadow of Global Transitions

SPLA troops retreating from a battle field(Photo: file)

By Stephen Par Kuol, March 23, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– The year 2017 will go down in the history of the contemporary world as a year of multiple global transitions. From the UN Headquarters in New York to Washington D.C, London and the African Union headquarters in Addis-Ababa, the capitals of global power are going through overwhelming political and administrative transitions. Batons […]

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New Report Identifies Causes of South Sudan’s Famine and Potential Genocide

Mr. George Clooney and his riend Prendergast thinking about resolving South Sudan crises and how to disarm kleptocrats in that country(Photo: file)

March 21, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– In a new report published today, John Prendergast, Founding Director of the Enough Project, offers an historical review of corruption and profiteering in South Sudan, detailing how a legacy of violent kleptocratic leadership has led the world’s newest nation into a crisis of famine, war, and potential genocide. The Enough Project report, “How The World’s Newest Country […]

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WAU PLANE CRASH PILOT NEVER ATTENDED FLYING SCHOOL

A plane crushing in South Sudan's Wau, the Capital of Western Bhar el Ghazal state(Photo: file)

By Nicholas Osobi, March 21, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— While aviation authorities are yet to start probing the cause of Monday Wau’s plane crash, some unconfirmed reports are pointing at the skills of the pilot as the cause of the crash. The pilot who is rumoured to be a relative to the president, Mr. Salva Kiir, is not a qualified pilot. He […]

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NO IDEOLOGY NO NATION: ACOMMENTARY ON THE PROBLEMS OF SOUTH SUDAN

Ugandan president, Yoweri Museveni(Photo: file)

By Daniel Juol Nhomngek, Kampala, Uganda March 21, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– National building begins with ideological building. Without defining and identifying proper ideology, the nation remains confused, corrupt and stranded. As it has been defined, an ideology is a collection of beliefs held by an individual, group or society. It can also be described as a set of conscious and unconscious […]

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How A Pakistani Man Describes South Sudan – “A Lawless Land Without a Government”

Pakistani citizens....

March 20, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– For the last two days, news about South Sudan have spread across the Pakistani Capital, Islamabad, after Pakistani petroleum engineers’ lives became at risk in South Sudan’s main oilfield, Palouch. At least one Pakistani citizen, Ayaz Hussain Jamali, and two Indian oil workers were kidnapped in Palouch oil fields by anti-government forces within this month. The insecurity in […]

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WHO THE HELL IS SALVA KIIR THREATENS WAR IF OPPOSITION FAILS TO DENOUNCE VIOLENCE AND THE PROPOSED NATIONAL DIALOGUE WITH WHOM AND FOR WHAT?

Professor, Ambassador David de Chan (right) with colleagues during a past meeting(Photo: file)

“We cannot make peace with our friends, but always we make peace with our enemies.” “Peace will not return without a comprehensive and inclusive representation and participation of Dr. Machar’s IO that now control over 80% of the countryside throughout South Sudan”. “All the newly defectors from Juba have got only two choices either to become I-O or I-G, but […]

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ARABIC LANGUAGE USAGE

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir says "Inu I am South Sudan" in Arabic in this cartoon by Sudanese cartoonist Khalid Albaih(Photo credits: Khalid A.)

By Amb. Dhano Obongo March 20, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— Our beloved republic uses colloquial Arabic here in Juba and it is widely understood throughout the nation.  Arab Muslims believe the Holy Koran can only be properly understood in its original language, classical Arabic.  We do not need classical Arabic to conduct affairs of state.  English is the official language of our […]

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